Tondavali has a long stretch of white sand beach extending even further ahead of Achara which is about 6 kms away from Tondavali. Kalaval creek gives Tondavali an air similar to Kerala with backwaters and the sea coming together alongwith swaying coconut palms. The first sea world in India is coming up in Tondavali, work of which is slated to commence in 2014 which will make Tondavali very popular.
Located just off the main attractions and far more crowded destinations in Malvan, Tondavali is a secluded beach alongside the Kalaval creek, ideal for a long holiday away from everything. Just under half an hours drive away from Malvan and at about 45 kms from Kankavli, Tondavali beach along with another pristine beach - Achara, is an ideal get away for a beach lover!
Tondavali is approximately 20 kms from Malvan and about 25 kms from Tarkarli. Achara is another 5 kms further away from Tondavali. One could walk along the beach to Achara from Tondavali. Kolamb is another secluded beach located to the south of Tondavali. Kavada island near the Tondavali coast is a rocky outcrop near Tondavali. Local fishermen would be happy to take you to the Kevada rocks in their dingys.
Islands near Tondavali
The Kavada island looms in the horizon of the sea near Tondavali beach apart from which there are two islands Khot Jua and Pankhol Jua in the Kalaval creek that can be visited by dingys
Dolphin Sighting Trips..
Tondavali being a secluded spot is one of the best regions for a dolphin sighting trip into the sea. Schools of dolphins are often visible even from the shores of Tondavali.
The Kalaval creek is a major attraction of Tondavali. The palms on the banks of the river gives Kalaval creek a sembelence to the back waters of Alapusha. Water sports is organized in the Kalaval creek and boating is also very popular here.